Discovery Point, home of the historic RRS Discovery ship, has received a £5,000 boost to its extensive refurbishment programme. The five-star visitor attraction, located at Dundee's waterfront, received a cheque from the Friends of Dundee Heritage Trust towards the recent upgrades to its visitor galleries and conference facilities. The updates include a touch-screen Antarctica map, an explorer themed gallery and a dress-up area for kids.
Why not give 2017 a send off to remember by going on a staycation to celebrate New Year’s Eve?
There are plenty of options up and down the country to suit all budgets and tastes, from celebrations steeped in tradition, to family-friendly activities and parties that pull out all the stops. Take a look at The Money Shop’s top tips for the perfect New Year’s Eve getaway, this December.
Few places in the world celebrate the New Year quite like Edinburgh.
Scattered across the country, narrow gauge trains are alive and well across the United Kingdom.
From stalwart little locomotives of topographic necessity, to the maverick engines of one man’s whimsy, Britain’s narrow-gauge steam trains run on tracks a world apart from its regimented mainlines. In Small Island by Little Train, eccentricity enthusiast Chris Arnot sets out to discover their stories.
Crail, Fife - 10th and 11th June 2017
One of Scotland’s major food festivals makes a return for its seventh year with a host of local flavours, tastings, children’s activities, the opportunity to meet the makers and the now famous, Sunday Lunch at the Harbour.
Crail Food Festival opens on Saturday 10th June across six venues across the picturesque village in the East Neuk of Fife.
Edible gardening projects have been springing up in gardens all over Scotland this summer. The rise of community cooperatives, small scale vegetable exchanges and public allotment schemes is continuing to fuel the ‘grow your own’ movement in Scotland. From window boxes and crop containers to allotments and , plant enthusiasts are increasingly challenging themselves to produce their own food, according to experts at Discover Scottish Gardens.
Dozens and dozens of Easter hunts take place at the National Trust for Scotland’s historic houses, glorious gardens and cracking countryside over the Easter weekend.
For the ninth consecutive year, the conservation charity has teamed up with Cadbury to host Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts all over the country from Friday 25 to Monday 28 March, from Dumfries and Galloway to Wester Ross.